Category: Fish

Brandade de Morue captures the clean taste of the sea

Brandade de Morue captures the clean taste of the sea

Brandade de Morue, or Bacalao, is often served as an hors d’oeuvre or tapas all over the Mediterranean on a piece of toast or stuffed into a small tomato.  But this creamy garlicky puree of salt cod and potatoes, with its salty deep sea taste,  […]

Five Easy Fish Recipes for the New Year

Five Easy Fish Recipes for the New Year

  We all know we should be eating more fish and now with the excess of the holidays behind us it’s the perfect time to broaden your repertoire of fish recipes.  Here are Five Easy Fish Recipes for the New Year: A simple Dover Sole […]

Salmon Fillets with Mandarin and Ginger

Salmon Fillets with Mandarin and Ginger

The citrus and ginger combination kick up the taste in this dish of Salmon Fillets with Mandarin and Ginger from the wonderful cookbook Citrus by Catherine Phipps.  If you can’t lay your hands on mandarins I have used an orange or tangerine as a substitute.  […]

Grilled Dover Sole with Brown Butter Sauce and Capers

Grilled Dover Sole with Brown Butter Sauce and Capers

Grilled Dover Sole with Brown Butter Sauce and capers is a simple but sublime dish that takes very little time to prepare or cook.  You must apply your full attention to both the grilling of the sole and browning of the butter.  All it takes […]

Smoked Haddock Omelette

Smoked Haddock Omelette

This simply delicious smoked haddock omelette is beyond easy and ready in 30 minutes from start to finish.  Just add a green salad and dinner is sorted!  I keep smoked haddock in the freezer so it is always on hand. Follow us Share this with […]

An Easy, Elegant Christmas Dinner

An Easy, Elegant Christmas Dinner

I know many of you are in the throes of planning Christmas dinner and probably wishing for an easy, elegant alternative to roast beef or turkey.  Don’t get me wrong I love a good roast with all the trimmings but it is a lot of […]

Simple Sea Bass with Sauce Vierge

Simple Sea Bass with Sauce Vierge

We all know we should be eating more fish.  Especially after the holidays most of us are feeling a bit over indulged.  But many people feel that cooking fish can be troublesome: there is the smell, and the bones and the not overcooking it.  And […]

Mousseline de Saumon or Salmon Mousse

Mousseline de Saumon or Salmon Mousse

Adrienne made these lovely menu cards for many of her dinner parties in the late Sixties and Seventies.  As I looked through them I noticed there was a salmon dish that appeared regularly but which Adrienne and I had never made together: Mousseline de Saumon. After a bit of […]